Transport Manager

07 Apr 2021
05 May 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
As Transport Manager, you will lead the transport team to ensure operational compliance with statutory requirements and group policy, achievement of budgetary targets and contractual KPI's and the continuous development of the function in line with the division's strategic goals.

The role will include:

Providing leadership and direction to the team to ensure that they are engaged, focused, developed and delivering to their potential
Promoting and monitoring operational practices, using available tracking tools, to ensure that safety and compliance with the road traffic act are the critical priorities at all times
Overseeing the maintenance of the vehicle fleet to ensure compliance with the vehicle check and servicing practices, cleanliness, food safety requirements and leasing agreements
Maintaining close communication with Greencore sites and customers/depots to ensure that all parties are kept informed of any schedule or revised collection or delivery times
Establishing programs to ensure the efficient and cost-effective operation and utilization of the transport schedules
Constructing budgets and associated drivers' rota and feeding back any required changes from the planning team
Reviewing resource plans in response to any changes so that the planning team can make required changes manage spend to ensure maximise cost efficiency whilst delivering on key business objectives
Ensuring use of Greencore handheld delivery technology to ensure accurate customer billing
Monitoring KPI and budget performance to identify and implement continuous improvement programmesJob DescriptionYou may not have heard of us, but we're sure you've tried our products. We're a vibrant, fast-paced leading food manufacturer. Employing c. 11,500 colleagues across 16 manufacturing sites we supply all the UK's food retailers with everything from sandwiches, soups and sushi to cooking sauces, pickles and ready meals.

Our vast direct-to-store (DTS) distribution network, comprising of 18 depots nationwide, enables us to make over 7,500 deliveries of our own chilled produce and that of third parties every day. Our delivery drivers supply petrol station forecourts, airports and smaller convenience stores keeping the nation happy.

Tamworth is our newest depot, a brand new 160,000 sq ft site, which opened in March 2020. Be part of our exciting new venture in the Midlands where the team work together to pick, pack and process up to 3.5 million units of food per week at peak.

What we're looking for
Hold extensive previous experience in Transport Management within large distribution environments and understand strategic distribution modelling
Be a CPC holder - requirement to have a National CPC as you will be the O Licence holder for the Tamworth site
Have a proven track record of setting and managing budgets and promoting cost efficiency
Evidence delivering business improvement through the application of Lean practices
Have good knowledge of telematics (ISOTRAK or equivalent)
Have experience of building a safety first cultureIf this sounds like you, grow with Greencore, and be a part of driving our future success

What you'll get in return
Competitive salary dependent upon experience
33 days annual leave
Company pension scheme offering up to 8% matched contributions, up to 4x life assurance
Access to our Company share save scheme (FTSE 250 PLC)
Greencore Qualifications providing fully funded in-house study
Exclusive Greencore employee discount platformThroughout your time at Greencore, you will be supported with on the job training and development opportunities to further your career

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